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The Home Preacher

The Home Preacher

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Description
Black and white print; an allegorical representation of the path to eternal damnation. Depicts a city, "The City of Corruption," surrounded by erupting volcanos and with a fiery tumultuous lake in the foreground. The city street, the path of damnation, is crowded with people walking toward the lake. A placid river, calm ocean, and setting (rising?) sun are in the background, representing God's love and salvation. The image is keyed, with numbers corresponding to the text below.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lithograph
Object Type
Lithograph
date made
1857
Fuller, George L.
maker
Endicott and Company
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
image: 20 in x 16 in; 50.8 cm x 40.64 cm
overall: 23 3/4 in x 21 11/32 in; 60.325 cm x 54.2036 cm
ID Number
DL.60.2489
catalog number
60.2489
accession number
228146
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
Architecture
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Art
Peters Prints
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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